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Pride Stride

Education

By Shea Yost and Kandra Shadle Pride Stride was a walk around the track at Central Mountain Middle School on October 18th, 2019. All students were able to participate in this event. The Pride Stride is an annual fundraiser that helps raise money for the SWPBS rewards, spread awareness ...

County planner proposes permit fee increases

Local news

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Planning Department has not increased fees since 2012. That may be changing, however. At Monday’s Clinton County Board of Commissioners work session, the commissioners heard from Planning Director Katie DeSilva, who made a proposal for a fee increase across ...

Jaycees dinner for seniors Dec. 15 at Jaycees Hall

Community

The Lock Haven Area Jaycees are gearing up for their annual Holiday Dinner for Senior Citizens, which will be held this coming Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Jaycees Hall on East Water Street. There will be two time slots for seatings — noon and 2 p.m. Always a cheerful occasion, the ...

Water bottle filling stations a welcome addition at CMMS

Education

By Taylor Koch The students at Central Mountain Middle School would constantly be leaving class to fill their water bottles up, causing them to lose learning time. So to help the problem, as a 6th grader Cassidy Martin (now an 8th grader) brought the idea of water bottle filling stations to ...

State bear hunters set a new record this year

Local news

From PA Game Commission HARRISBURG — Although numbers are continuing to come in, and bear hunting remains open through Saturday in some of the state’s Wildlife Management Units, as of Monday morning, the 2019 preliminary bear harvest has set a new record with 4,577 bears harvested. ...

Salvation Army looking for volunteers to distribute toys, food

Community

LOCK HAVEN — As the holidays near, the Salvation Army is looking for helpers for its toy and food distribution programs next week. — On Monday, Dec. 16, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., helpers will be setting up the toy castle, organizing toys by age and sex, and also setting up and organizing ...

New reward system in place at CMMS

Education

By Cadence Grieb and Kori Grieb Central Mountian Middle School has new Positive Behavior reward system. There is a whole new way for teachers to reward their students for good behavior. With the new system the student have badges, and the teachers can scan the badges and give you a pride ...

Spreading cheer during Children’s Hospital visit

Education

By Taylor Koch The Central Mountain Middle School has been participating in the Four Diamonds Fight for Childhood Cancer by hosting an annual Mini-Thon to raise money for the Penn State Hershey’s Children’s Hospital for the last four years. Every year a school in Pennsylvania is chosen ...

CMMS Lunch League

Education

By Jaycob Diaz This summer CMMS Principal Dave Peters, Superintendent Jacque Martin and Physical Education teacher Don Mansfield sat down and discussed an indoor and outdoor activity option for students at CMMS. Students report to the gym on their designated Intervention time and they ...

PC Rocks

Education

By Kandra Shadle and Shea Yost The Clinton County Community Foundation continues to bring hope where there is despair in our community by offering grant monies to local coalitions and organizations to benefit the people of Clinton County. The Foundation is known for its generosity and ...

CMMS fields competitive fall boys and girls sports teams

Education

By Adalynn McKeague and Cassidy Martin This year Central Mountain Middle School had seven fall sports teams: Football, cheerleading, boys and girls soccer, volleyball, softball, and tennis. These teams each had good seasons. All students worked hard on and off the field to be not just ...

Hospitality Cart is the newest club at CMMS

Education

By Paige Confer, Alyssa Furl and Valerie Kitchen The Hospitality Cart is the newest club at Central Mountain Middle School. In this club 6th graders sell coffee, tea, and hot chocolate to staff. They also distribute kind notes and chocolates to all staff. Mrs. D. Miller and Mrs. A. ...

Theme park in Central PA subject of panel discussion

Local news

By AMY KNARR For The Express Can Central Pennsylvania, with all of its history and scenic beauty, support a history-based theme park? That was part of the impetus for a special forum and panel discussion last Thursday at Lock Haven University. Among the special guests was a ...

Police News – Dec. 9

Police, court and fires

Dumpster set on fire BELLEFONTE — State police at Rockview are investigating a Dumpster fire outside the old Philipsburg Elementary School on Dec. 5. Police said the fire was set by unknown means between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. and damage was estimated at more than $1,000. Anyone with ...

Police News – Dec. 10

Police, court and fires

Bellefonte woman charged with DUI BOGGS TOWNSHIP — A Bellefonte woman was charged with DUI after pulling up behind a Pennsylvania State Police cruiser. According to State Police at Rockview, they were in the process of conducting a traffic stop old state Route 220 in Boggs Township, ...

LHU student pottery sale is this week

Community

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University’s 18th annual student pottery sale is Thursday from noon to 7 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. “Students want opportunities to support causes they believe in. Partnering with HELP 4 Pets connects the students with a well respected and managed ...

Elementary school stands against a tide of poverty

Local news

By the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP LEECHBURG — David M. Keibler wanted his dissertation to mean something more than a fancy title and degree. The Alle-Kiski Valley community he served had crashed from stable jobs to few jobs — from widely comfortable to suddenly not. A grim uptick in ...

Holiday activities and more at the Ross Library

Community

LOCK HAVEN — There’s a lot going on over the holidays at the Annie Halenbake Ross Library, and everyone’s invited to participate. Lou Bernard will be giving a virtual tour of Green Valley Farm, the Christmas tree farm where he grew up, on Thursday, Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. There will be no ...

FBI says it presumes base shooting was act of terrorism

Local news

By BRENDAN FARRINGTON and MIKE BALSAMO Associated Press PENSACOLA, Fla. — The Saudi gunman who killed three people at the Pensacola naval base had apparently gone on Twitter shortly before the shooting to blast U.S. support of Israel and accuse America of being anti-Muslim, a U.S. ...